3520 86th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322      Phone: 515-278-3945


Urbandale Public Library Foundation

The Urbandale Public Library Foundation, Inc. was created in 1988 to handle donations to further the growth of the Urbandale Public Library. Meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Monday of the month in the conference room of the library, 3520 86th Street. All meetings are open to the public.

View the meeting schedule and minutes.

How to Donate

Donations can be made online, dropped off, or mailed to the library.

If mailing or dropping off your contribution, please complete this form and enclose it with your donation so we know who to thank! Forms are also available at the library.

Urbandale Public Library Foundation, Inc.
3520 86th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

The Foundation is a tax free entity so all contributions are tax deductible. Memorial contributions can also be made to the Urbandale Public Library Foundation. All memorials are posted in the lobby with the name of the person you are honoring and the donor’s name. Books, trees, benches and special collections are all examples of how memorial contributions have been used in the past.

If you would like to discuss your donation with someone, please call the Library Director at 278-3945.

Urbandale Library Foundation Directors

Steve Lytle – President
Term: 8/10/1987 – 6/30/2022
Phone: 515-283-8159
Jeffrey Merrill – Vice President
Term: 7/01/2012 – 6/30/2022
Phone: 515-243-7509
Jerry Brimeyer – Secretary
Term: 8/26/2013 – 06/30/2019
Phone: 515-339-4740
Al Kaduce Al Kaduce – Treasurer
Term: 9/23/2013 – 6/30/2019
Phone: 515-223-1040
Donald J. Brush
Term: 9/22/1987 – 6/30/2018
Phone: 515-276-3544
DRipperger2 Diana Ripperger
Term: 5/29/2012 – 6/30/2019
Phone: 515-270-2161
John Forbes
Term: 8/20/1990 – 6/30/2018
Phone: 515-276-3471

Marva McCarty
Term: 7/01/2017 – 6/30/2022
Phone: 515-491-0107
Greg Robinson
Term: 7/01/2010 – 6/30/2019
Phone: 515-276-9200
Julie Wells – Library Director
Phone: 515-278-3945
Robert Laden – City Attorney
Phone: 515-266-6000

Library Foundation Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Monday of the month in the conference room of the library, 3520 86th Street. All meeting are open to the public.

Meeting Date Time Minutes
April 24, 2017 5:00 PM Minutes
June 26, 2017 5:00 PM Agenda
September 25, 2017 5:00 PM
December 18, 2017 5:00 PM


2016 Foundation Minutes

2015 Foundation Minutes

2014 Foundation Minutes

2013 Foundation Minutes

2012 Foundation Minutes

2011 Foundation Minutes

2010 Foundation Minutes

2009 Foundation Minutes

2008 Foundation Minutes

2007 Foundation Minutes

2006 Foundation Minutes

2005 Foundation Minutes